Chicago Businesses Need Not Shut Down Due to NATO Protests

IOCOM Offering Free Video Conferencing Solutions to Local Businesses

Chicago, IL, May 14, 2012: Many downtown Chicago based businesses have begun preparing for the 25th North Atlantic Treaty Organization (“NATO”) summit by increasing precautionary security measures due to rumors of imminent protests. While nobody can predict the exact degree and severity of business disruption caused by traffic, marches, sit-ins, train delays and other interference, many businesses are contemplating shutting down completely for the duration of the summit.

To ensure organizations can go about business as usual and avoid potential security risk, Chicago-based IOCOM is offering all local businesses free licenses to Visimeet, their video conferencing & collaboration software, so employees can work from home but easily meet and collaborate as if they were in the office. By visiting http://Try.IOCOM.com/Chicago, local organizations can sign up, install Visimeet, and be productively conducting business as usual in a matter of minutes.

“These protesters are planning to disrupt local businesses by blocking entrances and harassing employees,” says Tim Hackett, IOCOM CEO. “It’s important to us that other Chicago-based businesses are not affected by the protests and are able to successful go about business as usual, which is why we’re offering our video conferencing solutions for free during this time.”

Visimeet from IOCOM is a software-based collaboration solution that keeps people connected through video, audio, and data conferencing. It works with many internet-enabled products, including room systems, desktop PCs, laptops, notebooks, and mobile devices. Customers around the world leverage Visimeet to reduce costs, accelerate decision-making, improve productivity, and enhance employee morale.

“Visimeet is more than just a tool to use during NATO summit type events,” said Hackett. “Organizations across Chicago, the US, and the world, are using Visimeet every day for multimedia collaboration, project management, company briefings, trainings, and so much more.”

To sign up and use Visimeet for free for 30 days, visit http://Try.IOCOM.com/Chicago.

About IOCOM

Founded in 1998, IOCOM develops, markets, and supports video conferencing and collaboration software and solutions that enable multi-point communication for business processes. IOCOM delivers innovative solutions that enable multiple groups or individuals to instantly collaborate anytime and anywhere over their chosen medium. IOCOM is the first collaboration software company to integrate high performance multiple data and video windows with high performance audio. To learn more, visit www.iocom.com.

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Contact:
Tim Hall
IOCOM
312.786.9169 x115
thall@iocom.com

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Founded in 1998, IOCOM develops, markets, and supports enterprise video conferencing and collaboration software and solutions that enable multi-point communication for business processes. IOCOM delivers innovative on-premise and cloud-based solutions that enable multiple groups or individuals to instantly collaborate anytime and anywhere over their chosen medium. IOCOM is the first collaboration software company to integrate high performance multiple data and video windows with high performance audio. To learn more, visit www.iocom.com

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